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Episode 85 - Louis, Author of the Digits Synthesizer
Themesong by: Møllpauken
http://community.ardour.org/node/14325 - ardour 5.8-5.11 mostly bug fixes, Count-in functionality accessible via Transport menu, OSX graphic performance, ctl surfaces added, better VCA automation
http://www.sonoj.org/ - a convention in Germany for open source musicians, go check it out! Tune in on Nov. 4 for a worldwide live 24-hr tunestorm challenge!
http://io.gnu.linux.free.fr/ - a live linux image based on debian
http://sonicvisualiser.org/new-in-v3.html - spectrum analyzer and more for audio files, rt timestretch for figuring out those tricky parts
https://sdk.steinberg.net/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=282 - vst3sdk is gpl (well, dual licensed)
https://www.bountysource.com/teams/lsp-plugins - 1.0.22 - new delay plugins, Special reverb convolver, improved efficiency of convolver, 1.0.24 - new team member Stefano Tronci aka Crocoduck added a utility oscillator plugin, Phase Detector source released!
http://aj-snapshot.sourceforge.net/ - bugfix release CLI tool that saves current JACK connections
https://www.tracktion.com/products/waveform - new name of the tracktion daw (v8), runs on a raspberryPI
https://www.overtonedsp.co.uk/news/index.html - OvertoneDSP (formerly LinuxDSP) has resumed official linux support, including ARM!
http://guitarix.org - v0.35.6 - better online preset browsing/downloading, drum sequencer
http://www.bandshed.net/avlinux/ - AVLinux 2017.4.9 released, new integration with pulse and jack
http://users.notam02.no/~kjetism/radium/ - 5.0.10 released, with many bugfixes and performance improvements, Jack transport
https://github.com/brummer10/GxPlugins.lv2/releases -v0.3 added gxquack, envelope wah
http://cornfieldelectronics.com/cfe/projects.php - ArduTouch an open source DIY HW/SW synth kit
http://www.drumgizmo.org/ - 0.9.13 - DISK STREAMING SUPPORT! New UI!
http://www.spectmorph.org-0.3.3 some new sonic options, fewer dependencies, vib & portamento
https://artfwo.github.io/andes/ - new VST synth based on perlin noise!
http://www.nongnu.org/gsequencer/ - advanced sequencer
http://sourceforge.net/projects/yoshimi - 1.5.3 released
http://zynaddsubfx.sf.net/ - 3.0.2 with new macros feature
http://vis.versilstudios.net/vsco-community.html - open source Orchestral SFZ samples
See also: http://virtualplaying.com/ which uses some of vsco
http://tytel.org/helm/ - 0.9 released, new openGL gui, new filters, ARM support & headless
https://github.com/lucianodato/noise-repellent - lv2 noise reduction plugin
https://vcvrack.com/ - Open source eurorack modular softsynth, now in beta
http://qtractor.org - and all qstuff got its seasonal update
https://padthv1.sourceforge.io/ - new plugin/standalone additive synth
https://sourceforge.net/projects/qjackrcd/ - small jack recording utility (with gui)
http://smbolton.com/whysynth.html - 20170701 - new presets and preset categories
https://github.com/tim-janik/beast/blob/0.11.0/NEWS - DAW with built in modular synth
http://www.fluidsynth.org/ - 1.1.7
http://extentofthejam.com/ - Digits phase distortion synth is GPL’d!
Some contributions from forestandgarden and selections from https://sites.google.com/site/kvrosc/osc-92-digits-2
Louis Gorenfeld from Extent of the Jam is here to discuss the release and GPL license of his synth Digits 2 (http://extentofthejam.com/ ).
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